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Reinsurance faces partisan hurdles in key House hearing
Modern Healthcare

A proposal to fund a $10 billion-per-year reinsurance pool for state Obamacare markets hit partisan gridlock in a U.S. House of Representatives hearing Wednesday.

Representatives in the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s health panel clashed over adding anti-abortion language to the reinsurance bill and disagreed over the proposal’s scope. It’s a significant request from the insurance industry this year, and now faces a tough road ahead.